For several years now, Overland has been hosting a number of prestigious prizes, with support from organisations such as the Malcolm Robertson Foundation, Victoria University, Story Wines and the National Union of Workers. In 2016, we’re pleased to again run both the NUW Fair Australia and the Neilma Sidney Short Story prizes.
Below is the list of prizes we’re running this year, along with their opening dates. Visit the individual prize page to find out details and guidelines.
Worth $20,000. Open until 31 August.
Judges: Melissa Lucashenko, Samuel Wagan Watson, Rebecca Giggs, Sam Wallman, Safdar Ahmed, Toby Fitch, Ellena Savage, Jacinda Woodhead, Carina Garland, Emma Kerin and Godfrey Moase.
Worth $5000. Open until 31 August.
Judges: Emily Bitto and Michelle Law.
Worth $5000. Now closed. Will reopen 12 September 2016.
Worth $9000. Now closed. Will reopen 12 September 2016.
Prize: $5000 and a three-month residency. Now closed. Will reopen at the end of 2016.
Worth $8000. Now closed. Will reopen in 2017.